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AUTUMN/WINTER BREAKS IN THE SUN

JOHN GALLIGAN Travel has launched the autumn/winter over 50s holiday programme to Spain and Portugal with prices starting from €299 per person for seven nights, including flights, transfers, accommodation and tours. For more details call 01-2076555 or click on to www.jgt.ie.

DOLPHINS A BONUS FOR DOONBEG LODGE VISIT

HOME to Ireland’s only resident group of bottlenose dolphins, the Shannon estuary hosts Ireland’s premier marine wildlife tourism attraction and the Lodge at Doonbeg has associated packages (from €580 per person). Contact the hotel on 065-9055600 or email reservations@doonbeglodge.com

SWANSEA FOOTBALL TREAT FROM STENA

TO celebrate Swansea’s debut in the Premiership, Stena Line is giving football fans the opportunity to travel from €40 per person return by car from Rosslare to Fishguard — an hour’s drive from the Walker Stadium. For information or to book click on www.stenaline.ie/football, call 01-2047777 or visit any local travel agent.

TURKISH DELIGHT FOR A QUIETER HOLIDAY

THERE’S a cooling off only in price with Panorama, who offer a week-long stay in Bitez, Turkey, ex-Cork, for €405 departing this September 17. The resort will be quieter after the re-opening of schools . More details by calling 0818-202020; log on to www.panoramaholidays.ie or visit any travel agent

TEXAS CALLING FORIRISH TRIPPERS

TOUR AMERICA is first out of the blocks with the launch of the 2012/2013 USA/Canada/Mexico brochure with the inclusion of new destinations, Texas, The Carolinas and Kentucky. Prices for a week in Orlando start at €519, San Francisco from €559 and Las Vegas from €679. Details: www.touramerica.ie

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